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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lung Cancer
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches and Clinical Trials
  • The Role of Chemotherapy and Radiation Oncology
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Nutritional Concerns and Tips
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., MD
Richard and Jonathan Sackler Professor of Internal Medicine, Director, Yale Cancer Center, Physician-in-Chief, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Medical Oncology, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, Associate Cancer Center Director for Translational Research, Yale Cancer Center
Winfield Boerckel, MSW, MBA
Director, Social Service-Long Island, Lung Cancer Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on April 20, 2012.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.